“The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of Investing” is the title of multi award winning Financial AdvIsor Roddy Kohn of Kohn Cougar presentation to the ICPA Conference.

As the ICPA representative on the Joint Tax Agent Strategy I have been involved with “Upcoming HMRC Initiatives” for some years.  My presentation to the 2014 ICPA Conference looked at what HMRC hav

HMRC has dropped the need for organisational identity assurance (IDA), it announced at a recent agent strategy meeting. 


In his latest video blog ICPA Chairman Tony Margaritelli give his top 5 tips for start up practices.


In my latest video blog I'm urging you all to download the HMRC consultation on "Direct Debt Recovery" or as I prefer the "Raid on Our Bank Account" and make your views known.

When I first began these video blogs, I spoke about the issue of late CIS refunds for limited company clients. 


Inspired by my visit to Accountex, I take a look at new technologies such as apps, updates to cloud accounting and live bank feeds. 

HMRC's Digital strategy is making some headway, with most of its exemplars in private betas. 

Auto enrolment is an upcoming area for small practitioners - which is why I decided to talk this week about the opportunities that it may throw up. 


In this week's video blog, I talk about the announcement in Budget 2014 that would allow HMRC to have direct access to taxpayer’s bank accounts to recover financial assets to settle of outstanding